Program Calendar

The MS in Pharmacology curriculum is designed for completion within one year. Classes will start July 12, 2017 and end by May 1, 2018.

Admission Requirements

Candidates for admission are required to have successfully completed the requirements for a baccalaureate degree including basic work in biology and chemistry. Competitive scores for admissions are a GPA of ≥3.0, and either a cumulative MCAT score of 500 (or old MCAT score: 27) or higher, an average DAT score of 18 or higher, or an average GRE score of 300 or higher.



An application to the Master of Science in Pharmacology graduate degree program must be accompanied by a fee of $50. The fee is non-refundable. Applications for the next academic year should be received by June 1, 2017. However, applications will be reviewed as they are received, therefore early submission of applications is highly encouraged.

You may create an account and complete the online application by accessing this link to Tulane's Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences website.

If you should have any questions regarding your application or the application process, please call the Biomedical Sciences office at 504-988-5226.



Full-time tuition for the 2017-18 academic year is $23,500 to be paid on a two semester basis. No tuition waivers are available for this program. Students will also be charged the following estimated fees on a per semester basis: Academic Support Services ($400), Student Activities ($120), Reily Recreation Center ($150), and Student Health Services ($320). Fees are subject to change.


Master's Fees

 When applying for graduation, the following fees are required: Degree Fee $35.00.


Degree Requirements

Students must take a minimum of 26 credit hours of course work during the Fall and Spring semesters, and complete the requirements for a thesis, which may be based on either laboratory or library research. A track of 31 credit hours without a thesis is also available. In addition, students who participate in an optional additional credit hour in the pharmacology ePortfolio course (involving 15 additional hours of community service) or the pharmacology lab research elective can earn 1-2 additional credit hours per semester as well.

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